Dave Chappelle is coming to Chicago in October for the final date of a newly announced tour.
The comedian will play the United Center Oct. 4. Tickets go on sale via Live Nation, venue and Platinum presales at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, and to the public 10 a.m. Thursday; livenation.com..
The tour, called simply Dave Chappelle Live, opens in late August with two nights at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tour dates are as follows:
- Aug. 22: New York — Madison Square Garden
- Aug. 23: New York — Madison Square Garden
- Sept. 8: Cleveland — Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
- Sept. 9: Detroit — Little Caesars Arena
- Sept. 12: Lexington, Kentucky — Rupp Arena
- Sept. 13: Indianapolis — Gainbridge Fieldhouse
- Sept. 15: New Orleans — Smoothie King Arena
- Sept. 17: Kansas City, Missouri — T-Mobile Center
- Sept. 18: Omaha, Nebraska — CHI Health Center
- Sept. 21: Nashville — Bridgestone Arena
- Sept. 23: Saint Paul, Minnesota — Xcel Energy Center
- Oct. 4: Chicago — United Center
According to Live Nation, Chappelle’s appearances will not allow cell phones. Audience members will be required to lock their phones in YONDR pouches during shows.
Chappelle, the 2019 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor and a multiple Grammy and Emmy Award winner, was last on the road in a joint stint with Chris Rock. He was in the news in 2022 after an audience member tackled him onstage during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles as part of the Netflix is a Joke Fest.